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Rahul Tripathi Smashes Maiden Fifty of IPL 2024 Season – IPL 2024 KKR vs SRH

The 33-year-old batter Rahul Ajay Tripathi has smashed his maiden IPL fifty of the season during the IPL 2024 qualifiers One match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 21 at Narendra Modi Stadium.

He smashed his 12th fifty on 29 deliveries, helping the side to recover from early dismissals. Sunrisers Hyderabad has been struggling to score runs at Ahmedabad.

Rahul Tripathi has amassed 64 runs in three matches he played in group stage matches of the 2024 campaign before smashing 55 runs against Kolkata.

Coming to the Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opted to bat where Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma opened their innings at Ahmedabad. Mitchell Starc opened the bowling attack for Kolkata and dismissed Travis Head for a duck in the second ball of the first over.

Rahul Tripathi came to bat after Head’s dismissal while Abhishek Sharma was sent back to the dugout for 3 runs by Vaibhav Arora. Meanwhile, Mitchell Starc bagged the wickets of Nitish Reddy and Shahbaz Ahmed for 9 and duck in the fifth and last ball of the fifth over.

Hyderabad suffered to score runs as they lost four wickets for 45 runs by the end of powerplay. Starc picked three wickets early to put pressure on the Hyderabad batter and gave their side a significant boost in the clash.

Klaasen joined hands with Tripathi scoring 62 runs partnership for the fifth wicket. He was dismissed by Varun Chakravarthy for 32 runs. With the dismissal of Rahul Tripathi for 55 runs on a runout, Sanvir Singh was sent out on a golden duck by Narine in the 14th over. With Abdul Samad scoring 16 runs before being dismissed by Harshit Rana, Hyderabad lost eight wickets for 125 runs.

Chakravarthy dismissed Bhuvneshwar Kumar for a duck in the 16th over. In the 19th over Sunrisers Hyderabad crossed 150 runs with an impressive six from Pat Cummins. With the dismissal of Pat Cummins for 30 on the second ball of the last over, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 159 runs losing all 10 wickets.

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